It’s always an editorial dilemma – Do we start with the event with the biggest business continuity impact? The event that was the most unbelievable? For the 2016 Business Continuity Review, we have some difficult choices, including the massive cyberattack of the toasters, the most powerful man in the world (soon) trying to carve up the Internet, and a smartphone threatening the health of a national economy.
What were Australian’s doing on the evening of the 9th of August, 2016? All jumping on the bandwagon to fill out their Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census details on the Census website.
Instead of (or as well as) trying to sneak past a firewall with a few innocent-looking data packets, the DOS attack tries to cripple a network